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New Energy Forecasts Show Time is Right for Senate Action

WRI Senior Associate John Larsen answers questions about recent emissions reductions and what they mean for climate legislation.

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Concentrating Solar Thermal Power: Clean Energy for the United States

In the Southwest United States, an enormous solar energy resource remains largely untapped. There is already more than 500 MW of concentrating solar thermal power in the United States and Spain primarily, but there is significant scope to scale up development. As Congress oversees the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, a homegrown renewable energy technology---concentrating solar thermal power---can help cut emissions and enhance energy security with American resources.

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Juice From Concentrate

Reducing Emissions with Concentrating Solar Thermal Power

This report examines Concentrating Solar Thermal power (CST), a renewable energy resource that presents policy-makers and investors with a significant potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector.

Water for Watts in the Southeast

Public officials in the U.S. Southeast should recognize and carefully manage the relationships between energy and water.

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